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Extension and Version Dependencies

  • Requires Vulkan 1.0

Deprecation state

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IP Status

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  • Daniel Rakos, AMD

  • Dominik Witczak, AMD

  • Donglin Wei, AMD

  • Graham Sellers, AMD

  • Qun Lin, AMD

  • Rex Xu, AMD

External Dependencies


This extension adds support for using half float variables in shaders.

Deprecation by VK_KHR_shader_float16_int8

Functionality in this extension was included in VK_KHR_shader_float16_int8 extension, when VkPhysicalDeviceShaderFloat16Int8FeaturesKHR::shaderFloat16 is enabled.

Version History

  • Revision 2, 2019-04-11 (Tobias Hector)

    • Marked as deprecated

  • Revision 1, 2016-09-21 (Dominik Witczak)

    • Initial draft

See Also

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Document Notes

For more information, see the Vulkan Specification

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